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DAMEN AVE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.84241, -87.67556
41°50'33" N, 87°40'32" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:DAMEN AVE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016601300000000
Old structure number:000016601327334 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2725 S DAMEN AV
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:235.6 ft. [71.8 m]
Total length:610.3 ft. [186.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.6 ft. [20.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:80.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,718,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory2410080.2
November 2014FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory2410080.2
December 2012FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1530063.0
December 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1530063.0
September 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1850063.0
September 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1850063.0
September 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2440063.0
December 2002GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent2440060.8
September 1999PoorPoorSeriousFair3050016.8
August 1997PoorPoorSeriousFair3050016.8
August 1995PoorPoorPoorSerious2940031.8
August 1993PoorPoorCriticalSerious1360019.0
September 1991PoorFairPoorPoor1360045.8